Angel Heaven: Building the Ultimate Syndicate Vehicle

Continuing my recent onslaught on articles about angel syndicates. (Last one before I go back to hibernation.) Here is my dream wish list for the ultimate angel investing vehicle. The Killer Angel Vehicle combines the best of institutional asset management with ease of shopping on Amazon. Let’s have an instrument that delivers filtering, scale, governance, diversification, … More Angel Heaven: Building the Ultimate Syndicate Vehicle

It’s Wayne’s World! Party On, Excellent Syndicate!

Wayne is IN! And I’m thrilled to be along for the ride. Details below. Let’s start with some non-controversial startup investment logic: 1)   Critical elements to successful startup investing are staying on top of technology trends and having access to good deals 2)   Smart entrepreneurs seek out as advisors/investors those successful role models who … More It’s Wayne’s World! Party On, Excellent Syndicate!

Why I’m Switching Over to @AngelList Syndicates

As hinted in the previous post, I’m changing tactics, even though I haven’t changed startup investing philosophy.  I’m cutting down the pace of individual company investments at least by half and probably more, even though I’m increasing the overall total of the investments (courtesy of @Crashlytics and Twitter). The difference: I’m farming out the work. … More Why I’m Switching Over to @AngelList Syndicates

My Favorite Angel Investor I Don’t Know

Apologies for having fallen off the blogging wagon in the last year. I’ve also slowed down the angel investing pace–a little bit because of valuations, but mostly because I’m running another startup, BuysideFX which takes up all my attention. (I’ll tell the story about how I decided to fund that later when we have something big to … More My Favorite Angel Investor I Don’t Know